Northern Tour

Northern Tour

Road & Track
5 September 2020 - 6 September 2020
Mt Wellington, Auckland

Contact: schools@cyclingnewzealand.nz

Event Details
The Northern Tour is conveniently situated on the events calendar at the end of Winter Tournament week. Held in Auckland, the Northern School Tour includes 3 stages; an Individual Time Trial, Hill Climb and Criterium. Riders will not only have overall GC title up for grabs but will also be racing for the National School Individual Time Trial and National School Hill Climb titles. 
 
Saturday 5th September
Stage 1. Individual Time Trial
Stage 2. Hill Climb
 
Sunday 6th September
Stage 3. Criterium 
 
Categories
Age is taken from 31 December 2020. At a minimum competitors must be enrolled in Year 7.

Individual Events: U13, U14, U15, U16, U17 & U20 girls and boys
 
Volunteer Programme
Schools will be asked to provide a volunteer/s depending on number of riders they are entering. Your school will be assigned tasks based on your experience and the number of riders you have taking part.  Please note it is your responsibility to ensure these roles are filled for the duration of the shifts assigned.  All volunteers should be over the age of 18, be confident in their role and wear fully enclosed footwear.  All equipment required for the role will be given out on the day, such as high-vis vests.  Volunteers need to report to the Cycling New Zealand Schools tent for briefing 15 minutes prior to the time stated in the roster.  Please contact Charlotte on schools@cyclingnewzealand.nz if you have any questions.
 
Rules
The Northern Tour is run in accordance to with the Cycling New Zealand Schools Racing Rules.
 
Health and Safety
Everyone has a responsibly towards Health and Safety at an event.
 
The safety of the riders, officials, volunteer and spectators are included in the event planning. This includes (but not limited to) road restrictions, traffic management and event advisories to the local businesses and residents.
 
The event takes place a mix of urban residential and rural roads. It is your responsibility to manage your own safety during the event, to be aware of other road users at all times and to make responsible decisions. There is traffic management in place however, the roads are OPEN and there will be public and official traffic on the circuit during your race.
 
If you have any questions or concerns regarding Health and Safety please report to the Chief Commissaire or to the Race Manager.
 
 
Entry Details
Entries will open start of Term 3. Entries must be completed through your school only through Enter Now. No individual entries will be accepted. Schools must be affiliated with Cycling New Zealand Schools before they can enter. 

Entry fees are $80 per rider.